East African Centre for Human Rights Video Editor Jobs in Kenya

East African Centre for Human Rights Video Editor Jobs in Kenya

Job Type Full Time

Qualification BA/BSc/HND

Location Nairobi

Job Field Media / Advertising / Branding

Job description

EACHRights is seeking a video editor to edit raw footage and audio from fieldwork as well as create a graphical opening sequence to precede all multimedia work in future.

Videos are not only a great marketing tool for an organisation but also bring an organization’s impact to life by increasing awareness and communicating with different target audiences.


The video editor will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Cutting and editing 2 full-length videos into 15-minute segments.
  • Inserting subtitles in English where the subject has used Kiswahili.
  • Combining the two videos into a mini-documentary with excellent transitions.
  • Linking and combining audios recorded separately to each footage.
  • Recording and inserting voice-overs in some segments of the video.
  • Submit edited video into a virtual folder containing final video footages.
  • Ensure delivery of all the end products that meet the deadlines as specified.
  • Cutting 10 video segments for use on social media and the web as teasers.
  • Organize a virtual folder containing edited subtitled videos with transcriptions.

    NB: Not all footage will require subtitles since some subjects/interviewees spoke in English.

    Minimum Requirements and Competences

  • Experience in editing videos and inserting subtitles, as well as linking the video with audio recorded separately.
  • Ability to implement high-end graphic design, video editing and audio editing.
  • Knowledge of different video formats and video file conversions
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Proficient in using Final Cut Pro or Adobe
  • Premiere editing software.
  • Proficient in using Apple Motion or
    Adobe After Effects software.


    A mini-documentary comprising of:

  • An opening sequence
  • 6 interviews
  • 8 b-rolls
  • Video embedded with subtitles where necessary
  • Smooth transitions
  • Two 15 minutes’ footage comprising of:

  • Opening sequence
  • 5 interviews (each)
  • B-rolls where necessary
  • Voice Over as directed by EACHRights
  • An opening sequence

    The editor must apply a lot of creativity with the use of sound/audio and a lot of motion graphic design.


    The Consultant is expected to be self-motivated and able to work independently. Supervision and support will be provided by the CEO, Senior Management Team with support from the Communications Assistant who will also provide a general overview of the work and relevant background with documents and footage.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria are invited to send their applications to jobs@eachrights.or.ke along with the following :

  • Cover letter (indicating interest and past experiences from similar projects)
  • An updated Company profile and /or Curriculum Vitae (with references)
  • A detailed work plan and proposal for the assignment
  • A financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs for each task or element in the ToR.

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